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Forthcoming Social Work and Social Policy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Feminisms in Social Work Research

    Promise and possibilities for justice-based knowledge

    Edited by Stéphanie Wahab, Ben Anderson-Nathe, Christina Gringeri

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Work

    Social work as a profession and academic discipline has long centered women and issues of concern to women, such as reproductive rights, labor rights, equal rights, violence and poverty. In fact, the social work profession was started by and maintained in large part by women and has been home to...

    To Be Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Latinos in an Aging World

    Social, Psychological, and Economic Perspectives

    By Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel

    Series: Textbooks in Aging

    This book fosters a deeper understanding of the growing Latino elderly population and the implications on society. It examines post-WWII demographic and social changes and summarizes research from sociology, psychology, economics, and public health to shed light on the economic, physical, and...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Power and Welfare

    Understanding Citizens' Encounters with State Welfare

    By Nanna Mik-Meyer, Kaspar Villardsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    In the welfare provision of today, power takes both the shape of juridical sanctions and of attractive offers for self-development. When state institutions punish criminals, remove children at risk, or enforce sanctions upon welfare recipients the question of power is immediately urgent. It is less...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Forensic Practice in the Community

    Edited by Zoë Ashmore, Richard Shuker

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Forensic practice in the community is a neglected subject. There are many books looking at forensic work in secure settings, such as prisons or hospitals, but very little has been written about forensic practice in the community. This book describes the current and exciting developments in this...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Teen Pregnancy and Parenting

    Rethinking the Myths and Misperceptions

    By Keri Weed, Jody S. Nicholson, Jaelyn R. Farris

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Whether glamorised or stigmatised, teenage parenthood is all too often used to stand for a host of social problems, and empirical research results ignored. Identifying core controversies surrounding teen pregnancy and parenting, this book resolves misperceptions using findings from large-scale,...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Suffering Narratives of Older Adults

    A Phenomenological Approach to Serious illness, Chronic Pain, Recovery and Maternal Care

    By Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    In Suffering Narratives of Older Adults, Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey turns to the traditions of phenomenology, humanistic psychology and social work to provide an in-depth exploration of the deep structure of the suffering experience. She draws upon the notion of maternal holding to develop an...

    To Be Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Conscience and Self-Conscious Emotions in Adolescence

    An integrative approach

    By Frans Schalkwijk

    The consequences of apparent moral failings in an individual are something that can be seen frequently in the media and in everyday life. One issue that is rarely addressed in public discussion about someone’s ‘lack of conscience’ is any thought as to how the conscience actually functions. In The...

    To Be Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Homelessness Prevention in Treatment of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

    Logic Models and Implementation of Eight American Projects

    By Patricia Hanrahan, Michael D Matters, Kendon J Conrad

    Through Homelessness Prevention in Treatment of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness: Logic Models and Implementation of Eight American Projects, psychiatrist, psychologists, and social workers will discover the results of eight, three-year long development projects funded by the Substance Abuse and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Dignity and Old Age

    By Rose Dobrof, Robert Disch, Harry R Moody

    Open up Dignity and Old Age, and you’ll find a wealth of thoughtful suggestions for how you and others can gain more respect and admiration for your relatives, neighbors, and patients who are in the latter stages of life. You’ll examine the word “dignity” as it relates to the world’s...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Family Support and Family Caregiving across Disabilities

    Edited by George H.S. Singer, David E. Biegel, Patricia Conway

    Family members provide the majority of care for individuals with disabilities in the United States. Recognition is growing that family caregiving deserves and may require societal support, and evidence-based practices have been established for reducing stress associated with caregiving. Despite the...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge